Radlett & District

Music Appreciation

Leaders: Tony Clayden and Edward Cross

Availability: unrestricted membership provided you are in Radlett & District U3A

Admission Cost £2 (to cover hall hire and refreshments)

The Music Appreciation Group meets on Monday 21 October at St. John's Church 2.30 pm. Tony Olivestone presents 'Screen Music Gems' focusing on some of the less overplayed highlights of the genre, including the music of Henry Mancini (Breakfast at Tiffany’s) and John Barry (Midnight Cowboy). All are welcome, there is no limit on numbers.

Location of meeting: St Johns Church Hall, Gills Hill Lane, Radlett, WD7 8DF
Parking - limited parking at the church hall, free on street parking nearby

Day and time: third Monday of the month from 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Many thanks to all those of you who come along and support our activities.

We currently have ‘unlimited’ space at the Church Hall, and all members of Radlett U3A are welcome to our meetings, whether actually a ‘member’ of our group, or not. There is no need to contact us in advance. You don't need to be a member of the music group to attend. (£2 at the door.)

Any Radlett U3A member is welcome to attend. Visitors from other local U3As are also welcome.

We do not confine ourselves to classical music.

Have you ever noticed:

  • a cello asking a clarinet to dance (Weber's Invitation to the Dance)?!
  • or a band of women inviting men to a drinking party only to massacre them after the men fell asleep, to avenge one woman's hurt at being jilted by her lover (Smetana's Sarka in Ma Vlast)?!
  • or that the 4 woodwind chords at beginning of Mendelssohn's Midsummer nights dream represented the 'square of magic'?!

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Music Appreciation Group October 2016 Music Appreciation Group October 2016 Visit to the Bate in Oxford Alison and Ken of Watford Brass Band
Group Meeting October 2016Group Meeting October 2016Visit to the Bate in OxfordAlison and Ken of Watford Brass Band
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